In the middle of Europe
Vorarlberg is located right in the middle of the Alps, bordering on Germany, Liechtenstein and Switzerland. The smallest and most western state in Austria boasts a population of close to 380,000 and is one of the strongest economic regions in the European Union. Due to its central location and excellent transportation network, Vorarlberg is an ideal gateway for European travel.
Vorarlberg is impressive for its diversity. Its greatest asset is the combination of a strong economy, high quality of life, attractive options for recreation, an interesting culture scene and breathtaking scenery.
An innovation hotbed
Vorarlberg is an exceedingly innovative region. Science and industry, research and society work together to bring new impetus to development. This capacity for innovation in industry and society is what makes Vorarlberg so powerful.
The great number of internationally leading companies helps Vorarlberg rank as one of the world's top regions when it comes to economic strength. Vorarlberg has the highest export quota of all the Austrian states. Approximately 54 percent of the goods produced in the local economy are exported.
A Wonder of Nature
Vorarlberg is situated between Lake Constance and the Arlberg. Within an area of just 2600 km², Vorarlberg boasts an amazing array of landscapes. This combination of mountains and water contributes to the particular appeal of the region.With impressive alpine formations, fresh waters and inspiring cultural landscapes, Vorarlberg is a true wonder of nature.
More impressions of the wonder of nature Vorarlberg gives you the magazine "Poetry in Nature" of Vorarlberg Tourism.